TQ2781 : Christ Church, Cosway Street

taken 7 years ago, near to Marylebone, Westminster, Great Britain

Christ Church, Cosway Street
Christ Church, Cosway Street
A Commissioners' church which, despite its constrained budget, has been endowed with a certain grandeur via its lofty two-stage tower and Ionic portico. Built 1822-24, by Thomas Hardwick and finished by his son, Philip. Grade II* listed.
The Church Building Commission was established in 1824 to oversee the building of more Anglican churches in urban areas which had experienced large increases in population due to the Industrial Revolution.
It has been redundant since 1978 and is now offices.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 3 July, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 22 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2731 8190 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:31.3007N 0:9.9843W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2733 8193
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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